Anzac Day Stories

Honouring the brave men & women who represented their country during war.


Mervyn Augustus Murdoch

I wanted to share my story of my father Mervyn Augustus Murdoch born November 15 1918, son of William Murdoch and Christina Ann Munro in Gorge Road, Southland, New Zealand...

By Heather Kennerley
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Reginald Faint

Reginald Faint (Alexander William3, John2, Robert1) (#10) was born Spring Valley Uralla N.S.W. 7th December 1899. Reginald died 18th October 1969 Katoomba N.S.W., at 70 years of age. Reg grew up around Armidale N.S.W...

By Alan Thew
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Brothers, William Thomas Lockey, Ephraim Lockey and William Thomas

Three Lockey brothers from Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, fought in the Great War. The two eldest, William Thomas and Ephraim joined up in 1915. William Thomas was the oldest aged 21, joined on the 27th April 1915 and was in the No. 3 Company, 1st Battalion...

By Colleen O'Grady
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Sydney Sim

My grandfather Sydney Sim was in WW2 and he was a signaller, radio man. He along with the men he was with got captured by the Japanese and put into Changi prison of war camp, while he was there he managed to get out of his prison area and made his...

By Joel Roberts
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